Tag: Electric scooters

May 25, 2023 - 01:31 pm

India: Uber Green launches in three major citites

Ride-hailing company Uber will launch its Uber Green service in three cities in India starting this June, namely bringing the EV-only option to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Uber also shared a slew of new EV partnerships in India.

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May 24, 2023 - 03:19 pm

India alters electric two-wheeler subsidies

The Indian government has proposed to increase the overall funding for subsidies for electric two-wheelers but cut the subsidy available for each vehicle. Instead of the previous maximum of 40 per cent of the purchase price, only a maximum of 15 per cent would be covered under the FAME II scheme.

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May 11, 2023 - 03:54 pm

RETTmobil trade show presents electric emergency vehicle lineup

At the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility RETTmobil, currently taking place in Germany, there are also a number of purely electric emergency vehicles on display – from the ID. Buzz as an emergency ambulance to the Mercedes eCitan with an extension for rescue services.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 02:20 pm

Gogoro expands to the Philippines

Gogoro continues its international expansion, adding the Philippines to its portfolio. The electric scooter manufacturer is rolling out its electric scooters and battery-swapping network there.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 01:49 pm

Swiss Post goes fully electric in Zurich and Bern

Citizens in the Swiss cities of Zurich and Bern will now have their letters and parcels delivered by electric vehicle. By the end of 2024, all delivery vehicles in Geneva and Basel will also become fully electric, as well as some 50 other locations in the mountainous country.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 11:21 am

Barcelona bans scooters from public transport

Barcelona has banned e-scooters after a kick scooter burst into flame when charging on a train. Authorities say the ban will be in place for six months to give them time to work on regulations that will guarantee the safety of passengers.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Tier Mobility to discontinue e-moped sharing services

In Europe, after the micromobility provider Tier Mobility acquired approximately 5,000 electric scooters, including the charging infrastructure of the former Coup sharing service from Bosch, in February 2020, Tier is now going to phase out these vehicles.

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Nov 23, 2022 - 02:47 pm

Redwood launches recycling cooperation with Lyft

Recycling startup Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has entered into another collaboration. US ride broker and sharing provider Lyft will work with Redwood Materials to recycle end-of-life batteries from its e-bike and electric scooter-sharing fleets.

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Nov 21, 2022 - 10:40 am

Paris considers a ban on e-scooters

Electric scooter providers Lime, Dott and Tier operate around 15,000 rental scooters in the French capital, but their licences expire in March 2023, and the city council is considering not renewing the permits due to safety concerns.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:50 am

Bird may come crashing down

After withdrawing from Germany and other countries, the US bike & scooter rental company Bird announced that its sales for the last two years were overstated due to incorrect bookings. A bankruptcy filing cannot be ruled out.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 05:53 pm

Vitesco presents improved hybrid motorcycle drive

At this year’s motorbike trade fair EICMA, the drive supplier Vitesco Technologies is showing the second development stage of its hybrid concept for motorbikes, which was presented last year. But there are also new Vitesco solutions for smaller two-wheelers.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 11:46 am

Bird to withdraw from some markets due to supply issues

Bird says it has decided “to fully exit three European countries (Germany, Sweden, and Norway), and to wind down operations in several dozen additional” without specifying which. Bird adds that a lack of regulatory frameworks, resulted in an oversupply of vehicles, making it difficult to compete.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Magna invests in Yulu Mobility

Magna is expanding into the micro-mobility market by investing $77 million in Yulu, India’s largest electrified scooter-sharing provider, and creating a battery-swapping service joint venture.

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Aug 16, 2022 - 02:29 pm

Piaggio loses EU legal battle over scooter copyright

In the years-long legal dispute over the vehicle design of the German electric scooter manufacturer Kumpan Electric with the Italian Vespa manufacturer Piaggio has reached an important decision: Vespa’s copyright claim to the scooter’s design was not successful.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 11:33 am

The most unnecessary electric scooter ever? 

The smartphone refiner Caviar has presented the Thunderball electric kick scooter. It is partly made of 18-carat gold and is supposed to be able to reach speeds of up to 100 kph. The price stands at a hefty $49,000.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 12:15 pm

e.battery systems to manufacture EV batteries in India

The Austrian battery specialist e.battery systems and the Indian company Amara Raja Batteries have started the joint development of a liquid-cooled battery for two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles in India. Production is scheduled to start in a year.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:59 pm

VinFast may bring e-scooters to the USA

VinFast may also offer electric scooters in the United States. Media reports see the Vietnamese company adding the Vespa-style LEVs to the lines of VinFast’s EV factory in North Carolina. The state had promised the manufacturer a lavish incentive of 1.2 billion dollars in March.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 11:33 am

Rome to cut down on electric scooters

With Rome, the next European capital is planning to reduce the number of electric kick-scooters. After Oslo already reduced the number of electric scooters in the city from almost 25,000 to 8,000, Rome plans to allow only 9,000 of the small electric vehicles in future.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/05/25/india-uber-green-launches-in-three-major-citites/
25.05.2023 13:04